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lighthearted

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adjective light·heart·ed \-ˌhär-təd\

Simple Definition of lighthearted

  • : having or showing a cheerful and happy nature

  • : not serious

Full Definition of lighthearted

  1. 1 :  free from care, anxiety, or seriousness :  happy-go-lucky

  2. 2 :  cheerfully optimistic and hopeful :  easygoing

light·heart·ed·ly adverb
light·heart·ed·ness noun

Examples of lighthearted

  1. <his lighthearted attitude in the face of danger was the source of some concern>



15th Century

First Known Use of lighthearted

15th century



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